Understanding Parkinson's Disease


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Presented by Victor McConvey, Clinical Nurse Consultant – Health Team Manager at Parkinson’s Victoria. Victor is currently involved in developing the role and profile of the Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist in Australia and participating in the working party reviewing clinical and consumer information generated by Parkinson’s Victoria. He has written journal articles, presented at international conferences and received a number of awards and fellowship related to his work with the Parkinson’s community. This webinar provides an introduction to Parkinson’s disease and practical strategies for health professionals.

13 December 2017

  • A general introduction to Parkinson’s, including symptoms, cause, incidence, treatment options, current research, medication management and side-effects
  • Practical strategies used by Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists, to address concerns such as getting out of bed, improving mobility, help with “freezing”, speech and swallowing
  • Information on Parkinson’s Victoria, including the support services provided
  • Links to community and government services commonly accessed by people living with Parkinson’s
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